aggregateag‧gre‧gate1 /ˈæɡrɪɡət/AWL noun formal1TOTAL[countable] the total after a lot of different figures or points have been added togetheraggregate ofThe smaller minorities got an aggregate of 1,327 votes.In the aggregate (=as a group or in total), women outlive men by 7 or more years.on aggregate British English (=when the points from two football games are added together)Manchester United won 2–1 on aggregate.2[singular, uncountable]TI technicalsand or small stones that are used in making concrete
aggregate• And at that level of implementation, the aggregatebenefits to the enterprise start to become very apparent.• But what happens to the realwageratefollowing a fall in aggregatedemand?• It thus tackles head on the problem of excess or deficientaggregate demand.• But the important thing is the aggregateevidence, which is very conclusive.• aggregateincome and investment• Electronicsaccounted for 21 percent of aggregatemanufacturingemployment in 1991, against only 7 percent in 1981.• Nevertheless there is one area in which the Keynesian model leaves much to be desired in its treatment of aggregatesupply.• What are the determinants of aggregate supply?• When they go on sick leave, their aggregate take-home pay is actually higher than when they are on the job.aggregateag‧gre‧gate3 /ˈæɡrɪɡeɪt/AWL verb formal1[linking verb]TOTAL to be a particular amount when added togetherSheila’s earnings from all sources aggregated £100,000.2[intransitive, transitive]TOTAL to put different amounts, pieces of information etc together to form a group or a totalaggregate withA wife’s income is no longer aggregated with that of her husband. Grammar Aggregate is usually passive in this meaning, when used as a transitive verb. —aggregation /ˌæɡrɪˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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aggregate• Sheila's earnings from all sourcesaggregated $100,000.• Figures such as these are not particularly meaningful because the information is highly aggregated.• We made estimates using the aggregated data.• The data were then aggregated for the calendar year 1991. 2.• They aggregate the demands of citizens and communicate these to government officials.• Additionally, for the last five years a history is kept aggregating the number of days absence by type of absence.• Individualscores were then aggregated to deriveshift, department, division, and plant totals.• This hierarchyprovides the framework upon which textualunits are dynamically aggregated to satisfyvaryinguserrequirements.• Both power and wealthaggregate within the affluentclass.From Longman Business Dictionaryaggregateag‧gre‧gate1 /ˈægrɪgət/ noun [countable]1the total after a lot of different parts or figures have been added togetherIf workers seek greater increases in wages, they will in the aggregate (=in total) bring about higher inflation.2ECONOMICS one of the measurements used when calculating the amount of money in an economy at a particular timeM2, the aggregate most closely tracked by the Federal Reserve Board → see alsomoney supply →monetary aggregateaggregateaggregate2 adjective [only before a noun]STATISTICStotal and combinedThe conglomerate reported an aggregate loss of 1.2 billion Australian dollars.Analysts expect aggregate earnings of the top 500 companies to be down 1%.